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Terri Mauro

Updated Articles and Resources

By Terri Mauro

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Today's Special-Needs News and Views Created: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
      Find out what's going on in the special-needs world today. Updated Monday through Saturday.
    • Question of the Day Created: Friday, July 01, 2005 Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
      Every weekday, add your opinion to a poll on a topic of special-needs-parenting interest.
    • Site of the Day: July 2014 Created: Tuesday, July 01, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
      Find a daily destination of interest to parents of children with special needs. The sites listed here were featured in July 2014.
    • The Inclusive Class Podcast - Episode Index 2011-2014 Created: Friday, April 04, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
      Find the topics you're looking for on an index of "The Inclusive Class" podcasts in 2014, with links to other years.
    • Disability Rights News 2014 Created: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      Disability news stories from around the Web featured in the daily news folder on About.com Children With Special Needs in 2014.
    • Developmental Disability News 2014 Created: Thursday, March 06, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      News stories on developmental disabilities from around the Web featured in the daily news folder on About.com Children With Special Needs in 2014.
    • Special-Needs Parenting News 2014 Created: Thursday, January 23, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      Special-needs parenting news stories featured in the daily news folder on About.com Children With Special Needs in January 2014.
    • Speech-Therapy News 2014 Created: Thursday, April 17, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      News stories on speech therapy, from around the Web, featured in the daily news folder on About.com Children With Special Needs in 2014.
    • The Week in Special-Needs News Created: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      Find news stories about parenting children with special needs from around the Web over the past week.
    • Parenting RoundAbout Podcast Created: Friday, February 14, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      Listen to Parenting RoundAbout, a weekly podcast in which four About.com experts chat about parenting issues.
    • Special-Education News 2014 Created: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      Special-education news stories from around the Web featured in the daily news folder on About.com Children With Special Needs in January and February of 2014.
    • Medical News 2014 Created: Thursday, February 13, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      News stories on medical issues, from around the Web, featured in the daily news folder on About.com Children With Special Needs in January through March 2014.
    • Preventing a Mickey Mouse Meltdown Created: Friday, July 18, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      Taking the kids to Disney? Follow my advice for getting through the visit with maximum magic and minimum trauma, even if you don't get accommodations.
    • Autism News 2014 Created: Thursday, January 23, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
      News stories on autism, from around the Web, featured in the daily news folder on About.com Children With Special Needs in the first three months of 2014.
    • Autism Parenting News 2014 Created: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
      News stories on parenting kids with autism, from around the Web, featured in the daily news folder on About.com Children With Special Needs in the first three months of 2014.
    • Cancer News 2014 Created: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014
      News stories on cancer, from around the Web, featured in the daily news folder on About.com Children With Special Needs in 2014.
    • Special-Needs Sports News 2014 Created: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014
      News stories on special-needs sports, from around the Web, featured in the daily news folder on About.com Children With Special Needs in January through March 2014.
    • Cerebral-Palsy News 2014 Created: Friday, May 30, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      News stories on cerebral palsy, from around the Web, featured in the daily news folder on About.com Children With Special Needs in 2014.
    • Featured Special-Needs Blog Posts 2014 Created: Thursday, February 13, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Blog posts about the special-needs parenting experience featured in the About.com Parenting Children With Special Needs daily-news folder in 2014.
    • Celiac-Disease News 2014 Created: Wednesday, February 05, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      News stories on celiac disease from around the Web featured in the daily news folder on About.com Children With Special Needs in January/February 2014.
    • Preparing the School for Your Child with a Food Allergy Created: Wednesday, September 29, 2010 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      School can be a dangerous place for children with a food allergy. Let the school know what your child needs to be safe with these tips and printouts.
    • Planning a Disney Trip With Sensory Processing Precautions Created: Friday, July 11, 2008 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Taking a child with autism or sensory processing problems to an amusement park can be scarier than any thrill ride. In this excerpt from The Sensory Processing Disorder Answer Book, an occupational therapist offers tips for getting your sensory-sensitive child ready for a trip to Disney, or any overwhelming play park.
    • Articles on Community Participation for Children With Special Needs Created: Thursday, September 20, 2012 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Looking for an article on life in the community for a child with special needs? Browse an A to Z index to find what you're looking for.
    • Before You Sign Your Child's Individualized Education Plan (IEP) Created: Sunday, October 31, 2004 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      Don't approve your child's Individualized Education Plan before you check these items.
    • Before You Pick a Pencil Created: Wednesday, August 16, 2006 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      Does your child's pencil suit his needs? Before you stock up on school supplies, be sure to pick a pencil that really works for your child.
    • Before You Look for Information on Reactive Attachment Disorder Created: Thursday, June 22, 2006 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      Start with these recommended resources for finding facts, strategies, and advice on parenting children with Reactive Attachment Disorder.
    • Before You Look for Information on ODD Created: Thursday, July 20, 2006 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      Start with these recommended resources for finding facts, strategies, and advice on parenting children with Oppositional Defiant Disorder.
    • Before You Celebrate Valentine's Day Created: Thursday, February 01, 2007 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      From allergy-free candy to gifts that benefit research to ways to explain sex to your special-needs child, here are 24 articles to help families of children with disabilities have a sweet, safe and happy Valentine's Day.
    • Before You Look for Information on FASD Created: Tuesday, January 03, 2006 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      Start with these recommended resources for finding facts, strategies, and advice on parenting children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.
    • Vision News 2014 Created: Thursday, March 06, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014
      News stories on vision issues, from around the Web, featured in the daily news folder on About.com Children With Special Needs in 2014.
    • Mental-Health News 2014 Created: Friday, May 30, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014
      News stories on mental-health issues, from around the Web, featured in the daily news folder on About.com Children With Special Needs in 2014.
    • Finalist: Global Hydranencephaly Foundation Family-to-Family Resource Network Created: Tuesday, February 26, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014
      Global Hydranencephaly Foundation Family-to-Family Resource Network is a finalist for Favorite Special-Needs Online Community in the 2013 About.com Readers' Choice Awards. Learn more about what mak...

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